Mariana Oquendo

Business Development and Communications Manager

Mariana manages the communication strategy for the Trust’s headquarters and supports the executive team with business development opportunities. She also produces events and communication collaborations for the programmatic section.  

Mariana has a background as a Political Scientist and International Relations specialist; she brings her experience from working as cultural and political affairs advisor for the Ambassadors of Egypt, Iraq and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela.  

She has worked in the private sector as a communications and public affairs officer at Statoil Venezuela. Mariana believes in teamwork and thrives in connecting people to help them reach their greater purposes. Mariana holds a Master’s Degree in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Georgetown University.

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